Sheriff en Law Enforcement Agreement <p>The Lee County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office is ready to provide additional coverage to Montrose on a temporary basis.</p><p>The Lee County Board of Supervisors has signed off on a 28E agreement between the county, sheriff&rsquo;s office and the city for law enforcement services.</p><p>The deal runs from March 14, 2012 to March 13, 2013.</p><p>Montrose has been without a police chief since Karl Judd resigned to join the Fort Madison Police Department.&nbsp; The city&rsquo;s two reserve officers also resigned around the same time as Judd.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:27:40 +0000 Jason Parrott 11849 at Law Enforcement Agreement Lee Co. Jail Nearing Capacity <p>Lee County could be forced to expand its jail earlier than anticipated.</p><p>A major expansion and renovation of the Lee County Correctional Center wrapped up in mid-2010.</p><p>The roughly $6-million dollar project pushed the current capacity of the facility to 92 inmates.</p><p>It also improved security and made it easier for correctional officers to oversee more inmates.</p><p>Another aspect of the expansion/renovation put the infrastructure (water, electric) in place to allow the jail to eventually be expanded to hold up to 144 inmates.</p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:40:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 11412 at Lee Co. Jail Nearing Capacity Sholl Seeks Full Term As Lee County Sheriff <p>Lee County Sheriff Jim Sholl says he will run to stay in the office he has held for the last 16 months.</p><p>He was serving as Chief Deputy in late 2010 when he was appointed to replace Sheriff Buck Jones, who was retiring.</p><p>Sholl has been with the Lee County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office for more than 24 years.</p><p>He says he intends to continue to serve and protect the citizens of Lee County with commitment, dedication, and loyalty.</p><p>Sholl graduated from the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy in 1988.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:32:31 +0000 Jason Parrott 9200 at Sholl Seeks Full Term As Lee County Sheriff